Few businesses are so vertically integrated that they can do absolutely everything. For most, there is the need to explore collaboration with other organisations in order to achieve their strategic goals.
But what happens when multiple organisations require the same learning and development solution? How can they jointly collaborate to achieve a common goal, ensure robustness of design and save money at the same time?
In a previous post I urged businesses to seek out common areas
The pharmaceutical industry has undergone a massive change over the past few years – moving from a ‘go it alone’ approach to drug discovery to one of open and effective collaboration.
Perhaps as People Professionals we can learn from this – learn to collaborate with one another to develop a better product for everyone – and not just a better product but one that’s of a higher quality, more educationally robust and better value. What more could you wish for?
Not that many
Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Pinterest and Google+. The list of social media sites continues to grow at an alarming rate and this merely underlines the power of social media in today’s business world.
But stepping aside from the virtual world, I’m left wondering where the real learning spaces have gone to, and this is the subject of this week’s post.
Where have all the learning spaces gone?
I’m wondering where we learnt before these wonderful social media tools were developed?